Team:

Prof. Dr. Frederik Ahlemann

Chairholder

Prof. Dr. Frederik Ahlemann

Address:
Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen
Fakultät für Wirtschaftwissenschaften
Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik
Universitätsstr. 9
45141 Essen
Room:
R09 R01 H33
Telephone:
+49 201 183-4250
Fax:
+49 201 183-6851
Email:

Curriculum Vitae:

Frederik Ahlemann holds the chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT Management at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. He obtained an Information Systems Diploma from the University of Münster, Germany and worked as a project management consultant for two years. Following this period, he joined the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Osnabrück where he obtained his doctorate in 2006. He subsequently joined the European Business School, Germany as an Assistant Professor where he headed a competence center for strategic IT/IS management. In 2012 he was appointed full professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Prof. Ahlemann's research interests are project portfolio management, enterprise architecture management, and IS strategy. His projects are funded by major German enterprises from the automotive, software, and professional services industries. Prof. Dr. Ahlemann has authored and co-authored more than 80 scientific and professional publications, has won several research and teaching awards, and is a renowned speaker and consultant.

Publications:

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  • Kahre, C., Hoffmann, D., & Ahlemann, F.: Beyond Business-IT Alignment - Digital Business Strategies as a Paradigmatic Shift: A Review and Research Agenda. In: Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2017. Details
  • Thakurta, R., Mueller, B., Ahlemann, F., & Hoffmann, D.: The State of Design – A Comprehensive Literature Review to Chart the Design Science Research Discourse. In: Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2017. Details
  • Urbach, N., Ahlemann, F.: IT-Management im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung. Springer, 2016. Details
  • Urbach, N.; Ahlemann, F.: Der Wissensarbeitsplatz der Zukunft - Trends, Herausforderungen und Implikationen für das strategische IT-Management. In: HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 53 (2016) No 1, p. 16-18. Details
  • Drechsler, A.; Ahlemann, F.: Toward a General Theory of Agile Project Management – A Research Design, Proceedings of the 23nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) (Ed.), Münster, Germany 2015.
  • Ahlemann, F; Limbeck, N; Drechsler, A.: Kapazitäts- und Ressourcenmanagement - Die Königsdisziplin im Projektmanagement, 2015. Details
  • Ahlemann, F; Limbeck, N; Drechsler, A.: Erfolgsbeitrag von Project Management Offices (PMOs), 2015. Details
  • Dittes, S; Müller, T.; Ahlemann, F; Urbach, N.; Smolnik, S.: Why don't you stick to them? - Understanding influential factors of and counter-measures for deviant behavior towards organizational IT standards. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik. Osnabrück, Germany 2014.
  • Hesselmann, F.; Ahlemann, F; Böhl, D.: Not Everybody's Darling - Investigating the Acceptance of Benefits Management and Moderating Organizational Characteristics. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik. Osnabrück, Germany 2014.
  • Drechsler, A.; Parvahan, P.; Ahlemann, F.: IT Project Portfolio Management. In: Michael Lang (Ed.): CIO-Handbuch Band 3 - Strategien für die innovative und agile IT-Organisation. Symposion Publishing, Düsseldorf 2014, p. 69-90.
  • Buchwald, A; Urbach, N; Ahlemann, F: Business Value through Controlled IT: Toward an Integrated Model of IT Governance Success and its Impact. In: JIT special issue (2014).
  • Urbach, N; Ahlemann, F; El Arbi, F: Towards a Design Theory for Customer Satisfaction-Oriented IT Vendor Management. In: Proceedings of the 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2014. Savannah, Georgia 2014.
  • Buchwald, A; Urbach, N; Ahlemann, F: Understanding the Organizational Antecedents of Bottom-up Unenacted Projects - Towards a Conceptual Model based on Deviance Theory. In: Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel 2014.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Müller, T.: Challenges of IT standardization: Understanding the personal acceptance of IT standards, 2014. Details
  • Dittes, S.; Urbach, N.; Ahlemann, F.: Standardisierung der Unternehmens-IT – Der weite Weg vom Lippenbekenntnis zu nachhaltigem Nutzen. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik & Management (2014) No 4, p. 29-39.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Drechsler, A.: Cloud Computing für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen, 2014. Details
  • Heidenreich, M; Hesselmann, F; Ahlemann, F.: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Success through an Integrated Management Approach, 2014. Details
  • Mohan, K; Ahlemann, F: Managing the Achievement of Strategic Organizational Goals through Projects: Understanding the Role of Management Practices. In: Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii 2014.
  • Mohan, K; Ahlemann, F: Committed Use of Project Management Methodologies: Understanding the Role of Costs, Benefits, and Psychological Needs. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2013 . Milan, Italy 2013.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Hesselmann, F.; Braun, J.; Mohan, K.: Exploiting IS/IT Projects’ Potential – Towards a Design Theory for Benefits Management. In: Proceedings of the 21th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2013). Utrecht, Netherlands 2013.
  • Mohan, K; Ahlemann, F; Klügler, M.: Understanding the Nature of Use Regarding System Development and Management Methodologies - Using Psychoanalysis to Understand the Influences of Methodology Attributes. In: Proceedings of the 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii, USA 2013.
  • Ahlemann, F., Eckl, C.: Strategisches Projektmanagement: Praxisleitfaden, Fallstudien und Trends. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden 2013.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.; Braun, J.: Realizing Value from Projects: A Performance-based Analysis of Determinants of Successful Realization of Project Benefits. In: International Journal of Project Management (2013).
  • Ahlemann, F.; El Arbi, F.; Kaiser, M.; Heck, A.: A Process Framework for Guiding Prescriptive Research in The Project Management Field. In: International Journal of Project Management (2013).
  • El Arbi, F.; Ahlemann, F.; Kaiser, M.: The Effects of Intra-Organizational Agency Problems on IS Project Alignment. In: Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012). Barcelona, Spain 2012.
  • Haki, K.; Legner, C.; Ahlemann, F.: Beyond EA Frameworks: Towards Understanding Enterprise Architecture Management Adoption. In: Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012). Barcelona 2012.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: Humanizing User Influence Tactics in the Quest to Reduce Resistance Against IT Project Management Methodology Use. In: Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii, USA 2012. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2012.305
  • Ahlemann, F.; Stettiner, E.; Messerschmidt, M.; Legner, C.: Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management – Challenges, Best Practices and Future Developments. Springer, Heidelberg 2012.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Legner, C.; Schäfczuk, D.: Introduction. In: Ahlemann, F.; Stettiner, E.; Messerschmidt, M.; Legner, C. (Ed.): Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management – Challenges, Best Practices and Future Developments. Springer, Heidelberg 2012, p. 1-33.
  • Ahlemann, F.; El Arbi, F.: An EAM Navigator. In: Ahlemann, F.; Stettiner, E.; Messerschmidt, M.; Legner, C. (Ed.): Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management – Challenges, Best Practices and Future Developments. Springer, Heidelberg 2012, p. 38-53.
  • Lux, J.; Ahlemann, F.: Embedding EAM into the Project Life Cycle. In: Ahlemann, F.; Stettiner, E.; Messerschmidt, M.; Legner, C. (Ed.): Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management – Challenges, Best Practices and Future Developments. Springer, Heidelberg 2012, p. 145-168.
  • Ahlemann, F.;Mohan, K.; Schäfczuk, D.: People, Adoption and Introduction of EAM. In: Ahlemann, F.; Stettiner, E.; Messerschmidt, M.; Legner, C. (Ed.): Strategic Enterprise Architecture Management – Challenges, Best Practices and Future Developments. Springer, Heidelberg 2012, p. 233-262.
  • Teuteberg, F.; Kluth, M.; Smolnik, S.; Ahlemann, F.: Semantic Process Benchmarking to Improve Process Performance. In: Benchmarking – An international Journal (2012).
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.; Braun, J. : Preparing for the Future of IT Project Value Realization: Understanding Benefits Management Practices – Do Incentives and Management Support really Help?. In: Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011). Helsinki, Finland 2011.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: How do Cost-Benefit Evaluations Determine Committed Use of IT Management Methodologies –Enriching Our Understanding through Psychoanalysis. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Information System (ICIS 2011). Shanghai, China 2011.
  • Meyer, M.M.; Ahlemann, F.: Project Management Software Systems – Requirements, Selection Processes and Products (Habilitation). Würzburg 2011.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: Understanding Acceptance of Information System Development and Management Methodologies by Actual Users: A Review and Assessment of Existing Literature. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2011). Zurich, Switzerland 2011.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: A Theory of User Acceptance of IS Project Management Methodologies: Understanding the Influence of Psychological Determinism and Experience. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2011). Zurich, Switzerland 2011.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: What Methodology Attributes are Critical for Potential Users? Understanding the Effect of Human Needs. In: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Advanced Information System Engineering (CAiSE 2011). London, UK 2011.
  • Kaiser, M.; El Arbi, F.; Ahlemann, F.; Bhattacherjee, A.: IT Project Governance Implementation as Institutionalization Process: Evidence from the Financial Services Industry. In: Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011). Helsinki, Finland 2011.
  • Takurta, R.; Ahlemann, F.: Requirements Volatility and Software Project Management. In: Engineering Management Journal, Vol 23 (2011) No 3.
  • Urbach, N.; Ahlemann, F.: Structural Equation Modeling in Information Systems Research using Partial Least Squares. In: Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application, Vol 11 (2010) No 2, p. 5-40.
  • Thakurta, R.; Ahlemann, F. : Understanding Requirements Volatility in Software Projects – An Empirical Investigation of Volatility Awareness, Management Approaches and their Applicability. In: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). Hawaii, USA. 2010. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2010.420
  • Kaiser, M.; Ahlemann, F.: Measuring Project Management Information Systems Success - Towards a Conceptual Model and Survey Instrument. In: 18th European Conference on Information Systems. Pretoria, South Africa 2010.
  • Braun, J.; Ahlemann, F.; Mohan, K.: Understanding Benefits Management Success – Results of a Field Study. In: 18th European Conference on Information Systems. Pretoria, South Africa 2010.
  • Müller, B.; Ahlemann, F.; Roeder, K.: Understanding the Success of Strategic IT/IS Benchmarking: Results from a Multiple-Case Study. In: 18th European Conference on Information Systems. Pretoria, South Africa 2010.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: Understanding the Acceptance and Usage of IT Project Management Methodologies: Towards a Conceptual Model supported by Case Studies. In: 16. Americas Conference on Information Systems. Lima, Peru 2010.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: The Influence of Usefulness of an IT Project Management Methodology on its Acceptance and Application by Individuals – Moderating Effects of Needs, Gender, and Age - A Needs-Expectancy Approach. In: Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2010. St. Louis, USA 2010.
  • Braun, J.; Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: How Benefits from IS/IT Investments are Successfully Realized: The Role of Business Process Know How and Benefits Management Practices. In: Proceedings of the 31th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2010. St. Louis, USA 2010.
  • Mohan, K.; Ahlemann, F.: Understanding the Success of IT Project Management Methodologies: Towards a Theoretical Model supported by Case Studies. In: Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010). 2010.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Teuteberg, F.; Vogelsang, K.: Project Management Standards - Diffusion and Application in Germany and Switzerland. In: International Journal of Project Management, Vol 27 (2009) No 3, p. 292-303. doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2008.01.009
  • Viering, G.; Legner, C.; Ahlemann, F.: The (Lacking) Business Perspective on SOA – Critical Themes in SOA Research. In: 9. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. Vienna, Austria 2009.
  • Roessler, J.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: Benefits Management - A Literature Review and Research Agenda. In: 9. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. Vienna, Austria 2009.
  • Müller, B.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: A Framework for Strategic Positioning in IT Management. In: 9. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. Vienna, Austria 2009.
  • Teuteberg, F.; Kluth, M.; Ahlemann, F.; Smolnik, S.: Semantic Benchmarking of Process Models - An Ontology-based Approach. In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Phoenix, USA 2009.
  • Müller, B.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: Towards a Strategic Positioning Method for IT Management. In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Phoenix, USA 2009.
  • Kluth, M.; Ahlemann, F.; Teuteberg, F.: SEMAT - Ein Werkzeug zur ontologiebasierten Analyse und zum Vergleich von Prozessmodellen. In: Loos, P., Nüttgens, M., Turowski, K. (Ed.): Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme - Online Proceedings. Saarbrücken 2008, p. 128-147.
  • Müller, B.; Viering, G.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: Ökonomisches Potenzial serviceorientierter Architekturen. In: HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 45 (2008) No 263, p. 108-116.
  • Lux, J.; Ahlemann, F.; Wiedenhöfer, J.: Modellorientierte Einführung von Enterprise Architecture Management - Vorgehensmodell & Fallbeispiel. In: HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 45 (2008) No 262, p. 19-28.
  • Thakurta, R.; Ahlemann, F.: Requirements Volatility Awareness and Management – A Qualitative Study in German Context. In: 10.1109/HICSS.2010.420. Delhi, India 2008.
  • Riempp, G.; Müller, B.; Ahlemann, F.: Towards a Framework to Structure and Assess Strategic IT/IS Management. In: Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems. Galway, Ireland 2008, p. 2484-2495.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: RefModPM: A Conceptual Reference Model for Project Management Information Systems. In: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 50 (2008) No 2, p. 88-97. doi:10.1365/s11576-008-0028-y
  • Ahlemann, F.; Smolnik, S.; Müller, B.; Radeke, F.: Social Software für das Projektmanagement: Grundlagen, Potenzialanalyse und Marktbewertung. In: Mayer, T., Wald, A., Gleich, R., Wagner, R. (Ed.): Advanced Project Management: Herausforderungen - Praxiserfahrungen - Perspektiven. LIT-Verlag, Berlin 2008, p. 33-52.
  • Lux, J.; Ahlemann, F.; Wiedenhöfer, J.: Modellorientierte Einführung von Enterprise Architecture Management – Vorgehensmodell & Fallbeispiel. In: HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik (2008) No 226, p. 19-28.
  • Ahlemann, F.: Eine neue DIN-Norm zum Projektmanagement - Eine kritische Analyse aus Sicht der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 44 (2007) No 255, p. 104-114.
  • Müller, B.; Viering, G.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: Towards Understanding the Sources of the Economic Potential of Service-Oriented Architecture: Findings from the Automotive and Banking Industry. In: Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Information Systems. Sankt Gallen 2007, p. 1608-1619.
  • Ahlemann, F.: Towards a Conceptual Reference Model for Project Management Information Systems. In: International Journal of Project Management, Vol 27 (2007) No 1, p. 19-30. doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2008.01.008
  • Müller, B.; Viering, G.; Ahlemann, F.; Riempp, G.: Ökonomisches Potenzial serviceorientierter Architekturen - Vom qualitativen Wirkungsmodell zur Wirtschaftlichkeitsanalyse, European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany 2007.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Gastl, H.: Process model for an Empirically Grounded Reference Model Construction. In: Fettke, P., Loos, P. (Ed.): Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis. Idea Group Publishing, Hershey 2007, p. 77-97.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Teuteberg, F.; Brune, G.: Ontologie-basierte Attributierung von Informationsmodellen: Grundlagen und Anwendungsgebiete, Universität Osnabrück, Forschungszentrum für Informationssysteme in Projekt- und Innovationsnetzwerken (Ed.), Osnabrück 2006.
  • Ahlemann, F.: Referenzinformationsmodell für das unternehmensweite Projektcontrolling in Matrixprojektorganisationen (Dissertation). Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften/ Universität Osnabrück 2006.
  • Ahlemann, F.: RefModPM: Reference Information Model for Enterprise-Wide Project Planning, Controlling and Coordination in Matrix Project Organisations. In: Proceedings of the Referenzmodellierung 2006 im Rahmen der MKWI 2006. Passau 2006. doi:10.1007/978-3-7908-1966-3_5
  • Abels, S.; Ahlemann, F.; Hahn, A.; Hausmann, K.; Strickmann, J.: PROMONT – A Project Management Ontology as a Reference for Virtual Project Organizations. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2006, p. 813-823.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Schroeder, C.; Teuteberg, F.: Kompetenz- und Reifegradmodelle für das Projektmanagement - Grundlagen, Vergleich und Einsatz, Universität Osnabrück (Ed.), Osnabrück 2005.
  • Ahlemann, F.: DIN Projektmanagement-Datenmodell, GPM-Fachgruppe „DIN 69901 Neu“, Universität Osnabrück (Ed.), Osnabrück 2005.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Backhaus, K.: Projektmanagement-Software. In: Schelle, H., Reschke, H., Schnopp, R., Schub, A. (Ed.): Projekte erfolgreich managen. TÜV-Verlag, Köln 2005.
  • Ahlemann, F. : Softwareunterstützung für das Projektmanagement. In: Litke, H. (Ed.): Handbuch Projektmanagement. Carl Hanser Verlag, München 2005, p. 814-844.
  • Ahlemann, F.: State-of-the-Art and Best-Practice in Enterprise-wide Project Information Systems in Matrix Project Organization: Empirical Analysis and Reference Information Models. In: Proceedings of the 18th IPMA World Congress on Project Management Budapest 2004. Budapest 2004.
  • Ahlemann, F.: Project Management Systems: Typology, State-Of-The-Art and Forecast. In: Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Project Management: Project Oriented Business and Society. Moscow 2003.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Haas, C.; Hoppe, U.: Processes and Data Structures for the Organisational Integration of E-Learning into Enterprises - A Reference Model. In: Processes and Data Structures for the Organisational Integration of E-Learning into Enterprises - A Reference Model. Honolulu, Hawaii 2003.
  • Haas, C.; Ahlemann, F.; Hoppe, U.: Organisationale Integration von E-Learning in Unternehmen - ein Referenz-Informationsmodell. Uhr, W., Esswein, W., Schoop, E. (Ed.) Wirtschaftsinformatik 2003. Medien – Märkte – Mobilität, Dresden, Physica, Heidelberg 2003, p. 707-726.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Haas, C.; Hoppe, U.: Integrating E-Learning into Modern Organisations - A Reference Model. In: Proceedings of E-Learn 2003, World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate Governance, Healthcare and Higher Education. Phoenix, Arizona 2003.
  • Ahlemann, F.: Das M-Modell - Eine konzeptionelle Informationssystemarchitektur für die Planung, Kontrolle und Koordination von Projekten (Projekt-Controlling), Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück 2002.
  • Riemer, K.; Ahlemann, F.: Application Service Providing. Erfahrungsbericht aus Sicht eines Providers. In: Buhl, H., Huther, A., Reitwiesner, B. (Ed.): Information Age Economy. 5. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik 2001. Physica, Heidelberg 2001, p. 743.
  • Kaiser, M.; El Arbi, F.; Ahlemann, F. : Successful Project Portfolio Management Beyond Projects Selection Techniques - The Role of Structural Alignment - forthcoming. In: International Journal of Project Management. .
  • Buchwald, A.; Urbach, N.; and Ahlemann, F.: Business Value through Controlled IT – Towards an Integrated Model of IT Governance Success and its Impact - forthcoming. In: Journal of Information Technology (JIT) .

Tutored Theses:

  • Towards effective implementations of benefits management – a design theory (Master Thesis Business Information Systems, in process)